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Welcome to Crooked Creek ...

Crooked Creek is located in Henderson County<1>.

The location of Crooked Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Crooked Creek: Crooked Crk. (or less commonly used: Crooked Ck. or Crooked Cr.)

Crooked Creek is 2,150 feet [655 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Crooked Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Crooked Creek lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Crooked Creek is within the boundaries of the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Crooked Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Crooked Creek - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Alberta, Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Missouri, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Crooked Creek.

Communities near Crooked Creek ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Crooked Creek.

  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Crooked Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<5>
  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
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    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Crooked Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brevard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<5>
  • Mills River [Henderson County]
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    • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Crooked Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mills River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<5>
  • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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    • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Crooked Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Crooked Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<5>
    • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County]
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      • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Crooked Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biltmore Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biltmore Forest
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Crooked Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<5>
    • Columbus [Polk County]
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      • Columbus [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Crooked Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<5>
    • Saluda [Henderson County]
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      • Saluda [Henderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Crooked Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saluda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saluda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<5>
    • Chimney Rock [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chimney Rock
      • Chimney Rock [Rutherford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Crooked Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 116 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chimney Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chimney Rock<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crooked Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crooked Creek.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crooked Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Crooked Creek.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crooked Creek. See our Newspapers Page for Crooked Creek.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crooked Creek ...

Looking for more information about Crooked Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Crooked Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Crooked Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Henderson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crooked Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Henderson County: www.hendersoncountync.org/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Henderson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crooked Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crooked Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crooked Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2871, Longitude: -82.4735       In this case, the coordinates for Crooked Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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